The Cornbread Killer by Lou Jane Temple

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Kansas City chef Heaven Lee is one tough cookie. Not only can she slice, dice, and julienne the finest food in town, she's got nerves of steel to match her culinary skills. From deadly barbeques to bodies in dough, one things for sure: Heaven Lee can outsmart and outcook them all.

Heaven Lee is tackling the world of soul food and jazz . When a big jazz festival comes to town, the chief organizer is murdered. Of course Heaven Lee was around for the murder and gets fingered as a suspect, along with many other Kansas City residents who also seemed to dislike her. But the festival must go on, so Heaven and the rest of her crew have to cook and get the music started all while avoiding becoming the killer's next target.

 

About Lou Jane Temple

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Lou Jane Temple has done almost as many things as her character, Heaven Lee, including selling antique quilts, hippie gear and vintage clothes. she has also been a band member, a rock-and-roll caterer and a trends consultant. She holds a B.A. in Administration of Justice and those college criminal evidence courses have come in handy in her latest career of mystery novelist. Currently she is working on another Heaven Lee mystery, and in her spare time is a party caterer, a script supervisor on film projects, and writes about food and wine.
 
Published April 1, 2007 by Minotaur Books. 268 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Chef Heaven Lee is up to her ears in work as she juggles running her restaurant, Cafe Heaven, and the food committee for Kansas City's Eighteenth and Vine Historical District dedication and jazz festival.

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